Meaning of FINE in English


Function: verb

Inflected Form: fined ; fin · ing

Date: 14th century

transitive verb

1 : PURIFY , CLARIFY < fine and filter wine>

2 : to make finer in quality or size

intransitive verb

1 : to become pure or clear <the ale will fine >

2 : to become smaller in lines or proportions

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.